Let Our Phoenix Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Help You Pick Up the Pieces Following a Crash
The expertise Miller Weber Kory LLP has in handling accident cases allows us to take on serious personal injury cases caused by motorcycle accidents. Instead of taking every motorcycle accident case we are approached with, we are very selective regarding the cases we take. Our main focus is taking on motorcycle accident cases where the client has been severely injured. While these cases are a bit more complicated and time-consuming, we believe our skillset allows us to help our clients get the justice and compensation they deserve. Call our Phoenix motorcycle accident attorneys today if you have questions.
The motorcycle accident cases we take on are usually caused by things like distracted or drunk driving. We have also dealt with many motorcycle accident cases involving uninsured or underinsured motorists. Some of the most common injuries we see in these types of accidents are:
- Traumatic brain and spinal injuries
- Bone fractures
- Severe abrasions
- Soft tissue injuries
- Burn injuries
The legal professionals at Miller Weber Kory LLP understand that the immediate concern you have when dealing with severe injuries like this is getting your medical bills and lost wages paid. Our team will work hard to get you the right amount of compensation to cover the trauma you have experienced. If you are dealing with injuries caused by a motorcycle accident, you need to call Miller Weber Kory LLP immediately. During your consultation, we will be able to discuss what your rights are and give you a breakdown of how we can help you.
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
If you are like most motorcycle accident victims, you are probably curious as to how common these types of accidents are. Here are some of the most surprising statistics regarding motorcycle accidents in this country.
- Over 5,000 people die each year in motorcycle accidents
- Nearly 88,000 people have serious injuries as a result of motorcycle accidents on an annual basis.
- People who ride a motorcycle are 27 times more like to perish in an accident.
- Over 8 million motorcycles are on the roadways of America at any given time.
- People over the age of 40 make up 54% of all motorcycle accident fatalities.
- 30% of all motorcycle related accidents are caused by drunk driving.
If you have extensive injuries from a motorcycle accident that was caused by the negligence of another driver, you need to contact Miller Weber Kory LLP now. Our experienced team of lawyers have helped many motorcycle accident victims get the monetary compensation they deserved.
Most Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents
The team at Miller Weber Kory LLP have dealt with a variety of different types of motorcycle accidents. Below are some of the most common types of motorcycle accidents.
- Head-On Collisions- Over 78% of all motorcycle accidents involve head on collisions. Nearly 50% of the fatalities caused by motorcycle collisions happen as a result of some kind of contact with another vehicle. For the most part, this is the most common type of motorcycle accident and also causes the most life-threatening injuries.
- Left-Hand Turn Collisions- Left-hand turn motorcycle accidents are also very common. When a car tries to make a left turn and does not see a motorcyclist, a lot of damage and bodily injury can occur. If a card darts through an intersection without looking, there is a good chance they will collide with a motorcycle and create a lot of damage.
- Lane-Splitting Accidents- Some motorcyclist feel like they are invincible on the back of their machine. The fact is that when involved in an accident while on the back of a motorcycle, you will have very little protection. When motorcyclists try to go in between two cars while they are at a standstill, this is referred to as lane splitting. Being this close to two cars is bound to cause an accident and usually does.
- Motorcycle Accidents Caused by Speeding- Over 25% of all motorcycle accidents are caused by speeding. When driving a motorcycle, you need to obey all posted speed limits and realize there is very little metal between you and the ground. If you are going at an accelerated speed and collide with a stationary object, you are going to do a lot of harm to your body.